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Tue Sep 20, 2016

Sauced: Heinz Carolina BBQ Sauce

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Heinz Carolina BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Heinz Carolina Vinegar Style Tangy BBQ Sauce
Produced by
Cost
Approximately $2.19 at your local grocery
Ingredients
Distilled White Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Tomato Paste, Dark Brown Sugar, Cane Sugar, Water, Salt, Spices, Corn Starch, Xantham Gum, Mustard Seed, Garlic Powder, Paprika, Natural Flavors, Natural Smoke Flavor, Turmeric
Color
Rusty Orange
Meatwave Rating
510
out of 10
Middle of the Road
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A tomato base is given a hearty portion vinegar and pepper to give this sauce a tangy North Carolina-tilt.

Tue Sep 6, 2016

Sauced: Joe Joe's Hog Shack Sweet n' Tangy & Giveaway

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Joe Joe's Hog Shack Sweet n' Tangy

Sauce Stats

Name
Joe Joe's Hog Shack Sweet n' Tangy
Produced by
Cost
$6 for 12oz at Joe Joe's Hog Shack
Ingredients
Ketchup, Worcestershire Sauce, Apple Juice, Honey, Molasses, Sugar, Hot Sauce, Spices, Garlic Powder, Chili Powder, Liquid Smoked
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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Quality ingredients that combine into a standard barbecue profile with a little extra tang and heat make Joe Joe's Hog Shack Sweet n' Tangy a sauce that will serve your grilled and smoked meats well.

Tue Aug 23, 2016

Sauced: Sam Dillard's Bar-B-Q

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Sam Dillard's Bar-B-Q Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Sam Dillard's Bar-B-Q Sauce
Produced by
Dillard's Bar-B-Q
Cost
$4.99 for 16oz from The Kansas City BBQ Store
Ingredients
Water, Vinegar, Tomato Concentrate, Sorn Syrup, Spices, Salt, Onion Powder, Xanthan Gum, Turmeric, Natural Flavors
Color
Yellow-Orange
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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A heavy does of turmeric gives this Carolina-style vinegar sauce a mustard-y tilt that's best enjoyed out of the jar where a littler sweetness and nice hit of heat give the sauce a really unique character.

Tue Aug 9, 2016

Sauced: Shaffer's Tangy Virginia BBQ Sauce & Giveaway

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Shaffer's Tangy Virginia BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Shaffer's Tangy Virginia BBQ Sauce
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Cost
$6.99 for 16oz at Shaffer's BBQ
Ingredients
Tomato Ketchup, Cider Vinegar, Sugar, Salt, Hot Sauce, Spices
Color
Bright rusty orange
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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A tangy vinegar sauce with just enough ketchup, sugar, and pepper to give it a slightly sweet and spicy, crowd-pleasing flavor.

Tue Jul 26, 2016

Sauced: Q Sauce Hot Zing

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Q Sauce Hot Zing

Sauce Stats

Name
Q Sauce Hot Zing
Produced by
Cost
$6.00 for 18oz at the Q Barbeque Store
Ingredients
Water, Tomato Paste, Brown Sugar, Corn Syrup, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Molasses, White Distilled Vinegar, Worcestershire Sauce, Salt, Chipotle Paste, Natural Smoke Flavor, Spice Blend, Tricalcium Phosphate, Chili Powder, Sodium Benzoate, Caramel Color, Capsicum, Ground Red Pepper, Soybean Oil, Mixed tTocopherols, Natural Flavoring, Onion Powder, Ground Black Pepper, Paprika, Garlic Powder
Color
Dark Maroon
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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Q Sauce Hot Zing delivers a nice earthy, smoky heat against a common tart molasses and tomato barbecue profile.